Indigo Girls

Upstate Beat: 30 Years of Indigo

Emily Saliers and Amy Ray often choose songs that jibe with current socio-political issues for their shows, but that’s not the only way for a song to find its way into the Girls’ set.
Fall for Greenville

Upstate Beat: A chat with Fall for Greenville’s resident music geek

Josh McGee, special events coordinator for the City Of Greenville and music geek extraordinaire, talks Fall for Greenville.
Beket

Upstate Beat: In the film ‘Parallel Love,’ a punk band keeps the faith, literally

You’ve seen one documentary about a rock band, you’ve seen them all,…
Beket

Upstate Beat: Marcus King drummer Jack Ryan’s funky, jazzy side-band, The Shady Recruits

Jack Ryan still hasn’t quite gotten over the fact that the band…

Upstate Beat: Shovels, Rope, and a little bit of Blood

Charleston’s Shovels & Rope duo, Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, have…

Upstate Beat: The Rock N’ Roll spirit of *repeat repeat

Last September at the Radio Room, the Nashville band *repeat repeat played…

Industrial-metal band Static-X roars into Greenville with a tribute to their late frontman

The resurrection of the Los Angeles industrial-metal band Static-X is one of…
Beket

Remembering Dr. John (1941-2019)

It is Thursday, June 13, 2002, around 9 p.m. I’m standing in…
Beket

Upstate Beat: Beket’s homemade gem

The first thing you’re going to notice on “Bad Form,” the new…
Beket

Upstate Beat: The exquisite hurt of JS Terry’s art-folk

There’s a heartbreaking, poetic essay that accompanies “And You Loom Over Me…
Beket

Mac McCloud sings the blues

The final track on Mac McCloud’s new album is where you need…
Beket

Pam Taylor’s ‘frans’ are family

Just about every post that singer/guitarist Pam Taylor puts on her Facebook…
Beket

Funky jazz from a dysfunctional duo

Guitarist Charlie Hunter and vocalist Lucy Woodward are accomplished, entertaining musicians. Hunter,…
Beket

Niel Brooks Branches Out

Niel Brooks has been making music in the Upstate for a couple…
Beket

Writing the book on booking

Let me just start this off by saying I’ve never been happier…